I'm a journalist with over a decade of experience, from live production to documentaries to launching new shows. I like making complicated subjects understandable.
I currently co-edit The Economist's flagship daily podcast, The Intelligence, which recently received a British Podcast Award and passed over 100M downloads. I manage a team of producers, sound engineers and hosts (remotely, for now), and I'm part of the senior audio team making strategic decisions about audio for the newspaper.
Previously, I hosted and edited the Wall Street Journal's flagship morning news podcast, What's News, after leading the relaunch of the show and its relocation to London. There, I increased listenership by double digits and created the international audio department from scratch.
Before joining the WSJ, I spent the bulk of my career at the BBC, where I held a range of roles as a senior journalist, serving as a correspondent and also a senior editor of high profile shows. Highlights include my time as the NY business correspondent including daily lives from the floor of the NYSE and serving as the launch producer for the Marketplace Morning Report from the BBC World Service, the first joint production from American Public Media and the BBC.
I've worked in podcasting since the early days, learning from the best at Gimlet Media, Freakonomics, Marketplace, WNYC, Studio 360, and Living on Earth.
I hold an MBA with distinction from Columbia Business School, where I received a full tuition Wiegers fellowship. I also have an MS from Columbia's Journalism School, where I was a Knight-Bagehot fellow, and a BA with honors from Harvard. I lived and taught in Romania for a year as a Fulbright fellow.
I'm from the beach (not shore) in New Jersey, which means I'm very good at tanning. I'll never understand London weather.